Consciousness: the problem haunting materialism

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There is a question haunting the sciences: how is it that conscious experience emerges out of physical matter? How do we come to possess this ineffable feeling of what it is to be alive in a body, assailed by information from the senses, our minds crackling with thought, memories, dreams, and perceptions? And why does being conscious feel like anything at all?

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Lachlan R. Dale

Lachlan R. Dale

A human male exploring religion, philosophy and literature in a rather amateurish fashion.